brown rice with carrot & zucchini

By Allison from Haute Box
December 5, 2010
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Author Notes: This is good for you and it tastes good. The brown rice is rich in fiber, the carrots are packed with natural sweetness and beta carotene and zucchini provides a healthy dose of Vitamin C. Winning combos in my book.Allison from Haute Box

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large zucchini, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • sea salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook brown rice according to package.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add carrots; sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add zucchini; sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Mix in cumin and cinnamon. Add brown rice to skillet; toss to blend. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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